Visa Processing Fees
Visa Processing Fees - October 4, 2015
The Schedule of Fees for Consular Services has been revised effective October 4 to November 8, 2015. Please click on this link to see the updated Schedule of Fees.
The Department is required to recover, as far as possible, the cost of processing visas through the collection of application fees. This webpage lists visa application fees and other visa related fees collected by Department of State worldwide.
For specific information about fees and visa reciprocity periods for Papua New Guinea.
For specific information about fees and visa reciprocity periods for the Solomon Islands.
For specific information about fees and visa reciprocity periods for Vanuatu.
Accepted forms of payment for visa services in Port Moresby
- Cash Accepted
- Bank Check Accepted
- Postal Money Order Not Accepted
- Credit Cards Not Accepted for visa services
Forms of Payment allowed for all Fees beyond
Either Papua New Guinea or U.S. Currency. Cash payments sent via mail will not be accepted under any circumstances.
- Bank Checks Payable to “U.S. Embassy”
The Embassy does not, under any circumstances, accept cash sent through the mail.
SEVIS Fees for Student and Exchange Visitors
What is SEVIS and SEVP? What should you know about it?
The Student and Exchange Visitor Program is designed to help the Department of Homeland Security and State Department better monitor student and exchange visitors. The Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) maintains accurate and current information on nonimmigrant students (F and M visa), exchange visitors (J visa), and their dependents (F-2, M-2, and J-2). SEVIS enables schools and program sponsors to transmit mandatory information and event notifications to the Department of Homeland Security and State Department during the visitor's stay in the United States.
Who pays the fee?
Those who wish to enter the United States either as a student or as an exchange visitor must complete Form I-20 or DS-2019, depending on the nature of the visit, and pay the fee.
When do prospective students or exchange visitors pay the SEVIS fee?
Applicants who require a visa to enter the United States must pay the SEVIS fee before going to the U.S. embassy or consulate for their visa interviews.
How is the fee paid?
Through the Internet at the Student and Exchange Visitor Program website by using a credit card and completing the online Form I-901. Please see www.fmjfee.com for more information and to pay your SEVIS fee.